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Wolf reintro. iNaturalist Project & Curriculum. Outline On this page you will find the project summary and curriculum documents including student surveys, project outlines, assessments, webquests, field observation assignments, grading rubrics, and other related assignments.

iNaturalist Project & Curriculum

Also, there is an iNaturalist PowerPoint for educators to train their students in using iNaturalist. You may copy, distribute and alter these documents and slide show with attribution to “Julie L. Wittmann”. This information is organized into three main parts which flows with chronological order of the actual project: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. iNaturalist As A Creative Tool for Student Engagement As a teacher, I discovered that incorporating iNaturalist into my curriculum engages a variety of learners while providing exciting service learning. Risingtidescience.wikispaces. Introduction to Ecology 2012-2013Rising Tide Charter Public SchoolMr.

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Griffiths, Grade 9 Science Teacherggriffiths@risingtide.org (508) 747- Miller Levine Biology (2010) What is the purpose of this course? The purpose of this course is to help students develop an understanding of the interactions of organisms with each other and the environment, improve scientific literacy skills, and gain an appreciation for the natural world and local community. RdP Invasive Guide Online. Charlie Chestnut. Resources: lesson plans, videos - Nature Works Everywhere.

RaceToDisplace ABT201375310 Inquiry Investigations Hopwood. Environmental Science - Ms Kerrigan's Virtual Classroom. 06 coastal alien. EcoEvo Ecological Interactions Kit TeacherHandout.

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Home. Happiness Village - Pandas. San Jose: Leland High student uses the elements to create clean water, energy - Mercury News. By Anne Gelhaus, agelhaus@community-newspapers.com Posted: 08/10/2016 04:50:06 AM PDT | Updated: 2 days ago Leland High junior Jonathan Li, 16, spent a week at the University of Toronto this summer creating blueberry-based solar cells.

San Jose: Leland High student uses the elements to create clean water, energy - Mercury News

Oxygenated water may not give athletes an edge or skin a healthy glow as once thought, but a Leland High School student has discovered that processing it can do something more important: make non-potable water safe to drink. While the process involves creating an element not found in nature, Jonathan Li succeeded in developing a system that purifies water at 24-hour intervals. Not bad for a project the 16-year-old junior started two years ago as a freshman, along with fellow Leland student Justin Callahan. "My experiment was essentially testing if active oxygen would be able to oxidize disease-causing bacteria--coliforms--found in unsafe drinking water in order to sterilize it," Jonathan says. Jonathan says his experience backs these claims. Population Ecology and Reproduction. Learn about population ecology on Lizard Island.

Population Ecology and Reproduction

Our two Lizard Island games on Thermodynamics and Populations will teach players about the energy that must be collected and used to live and reproduce, as well as how different types of reproduction can affect population sizes. Lizard Island – Thermodynamics: You might think lizards can lead lazy lives. But they are constantly on the search for food to fuel life and reproduction. Can you find enough food to make sure your genes make it to the next generation? Take the role of an asexual female lizard, a sexual female lizard, and a male lizard to find out what some of the costs and benefits of these roles are. Life Sciences Outreach at Harvard University.

Looking For Biodiversity. This lesson plan may be used to address the academic standards listed below.

Looking For Biodiversity

Exploring biodiversity. Www.pathwaysproject.kbs.msu.edu Blog. Biodiversity Teaching Materials » www.pathwaysproject.kbs.msu.edu Blog. Biodiversity: Research Professional Development Materials Assessments Scientist Leila Desotelle talks with students about stream macro-invertebrates at Kellogg Biological Station.

Biodiversity Teaching Materials » www.pathwaysproject.kbs.msu.edu Blog

Target Grades: Middle School and High School (modification suggestions for each level are included) Description:Students will explore functional and taxonomic diversity in a stream ecosystem, learn about food web relationships, and learn about the ways in which abiotic and biotic factors determine what organisms are present in a community. Students will make and install leaf packs in a stream, wait for the leaf packs to be colonized by stream organisms, measure abiotic variables that could influence leaf pack colonization, retrieve the leaf packs and classify the organisms they find in both taxonomic and functional ways, and discuss how the leaf pack community is situated within a larger ecosystem. Assessments — Assessments include student tests, teacher tests, and interview protocols. Plantdiversity. Ec3 Professional Development. Have you been working on school sustainability and looking to enrich and sharpen your skills and brainstorm with peers?

Ec3 Professional Development

Are you passionate about educating for sustainability, but unsure about how to get your school more deeply engaged? Join us at NCTC. Work with national expertsGain skills and knowledge in sustainability leadership, implementation, and educationShare ideas and network with colleaguesExplore and enjoy NCTC's extraordinary campus on the Potomac River Foster awareness, education, and action throughout your school community About 30 professionals and educators interested in honing their sustainability skills toward becoming a more effective school sustainability leader. Ec3 is a peer-to-peer training workshop on how to be a highly effective sustainability coordinator/director. Participants will work closely with experts in the field, with experienced mentors, and with their peers. Wednesday, July 6 - Sunday, July 10, 2016 $1,200 if you register by May 1st. AP Environmental Science Sample Lesson Plans.

Lesson Plans: 9th-12th Grade. Biodiversity. This section provides a background of what Biodiversity is, how you can help and what is happening at the University of Edinburgh.

Biodiversity

What is Biodiversity? According to the Convention on Biodiversity (1992), "Biological diversity" means the variability among living organisms from all sources including... terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems. So, Biodiversity is actually all of the living things that surround us. Habitats teaching resources. Worksheets and lesson ideas to challenge students aged 11 to 16 to think hard about habitats, the environment and adaptations (GCSE and Key Stage 3) Habitats and adaptations of organisms GCSE and KS3 worksheet on adaptations and habitats.

Habitats teaching resources

Students are given an imaginary scenario where various species have been washed up in different habitats of the World e.g. polar bears in the desert. Students need to consider the various biotic and abiotic factors of the habitat and then explain why the organism is not adapted for that habitat. Finally, students design an organism that is adapted to live in the tidal rock pools of the U.K.

A great example of an adaptation from the arctic ground squirrel which can drop its body temperature below freezing. Do insects prefer local or foreign foods? Experiencing Air Pollution Through Inquiry.

Ecology Labs/Action Project Ideas

Earth Day. Biodiversity and Climate Change. Ecology. Trout In The Classroom. High School Field Ecology Course. Coyote resources.